East Ridge Police say one person was shot multiple times early Friday morning

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EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF)-  A man is behind bars charged in connection with the shooting.

Officials say 19 year old Collin Macheel has been charged with Aggravated Assault. The victim has been released from the hospital.

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Previous Story: East Ridge Police are investigating an early morning shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

The call came in at 5 am Friday on South Seminole Drive.

Officers found one person suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the stomach and legs.

That person received medical attention at the scene and was transported to the hospital.

A person has been detained for questioning.

The shooting took place inside the basement area of the residence.

Investigators are currently processing the scene and interview all subjects that were in the residence during the incident.

This is an active investigation.